OTS 2023 – 13th June to 15th June | Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP

13th, 14th and 15th June 9am - 6pm

NEWS

16 June, 2022

OTS PROVES A WINNER IN LIVERPOOL

‘2022 Show Scores with Visitors and Exhibitors’ The Exhibition Centre, Liverpool again played host to the Outdoor Trade Show and the 2022 event closed the doors having recorded unique 829 visitors over the three days, an increase of 17% when compared to the previous year’s visitor attendance.  Interestingly the visitor...

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6 June, 2022

DATES FOR OTS – 2023 & 2024

DATES RELEASED – 2023 & 2024 OTS ANNOUNCES SHOW DATES FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS Following the positive feedback from exhibitors and visitors to OTS last year about the Exhibition Centre Liverpool as the perfect venue to host the show, the organisers have now secured the venue and dates for...

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1 June, 2022

ULTRA SPORT EUROPE – STAND 20

Freebies! Visit Ultra Sport Europe on Stand 20 for your chance to grab some freebies!Ultra Sport will be giving away a TAHE iSUP at OTS 2022 – Visit stand 20 and speak to a member of the Ultra Sport team to enter the giveaway and also be in with a...

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29 May, 2022

VASQUE – STAND 344

VASQUE Vasque – stand 344 Vasque footwear has been established since 1964 in the US and now is available in the UK through Northcol. The family-owned brand has a rich heritage for quality and performance and the new Summer 2023 collection is no exception. From the new Breeze walking boot...

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29 May, 2022

SNOWPEAK – STAND 365 & OA 16

SNOWPEAK – ***NEW TO OTS*** Snow Peak – Stand 365 and Outdoor Area 16  ***NEW to OTS*** Snow Peak, the Japanese outdoor lifestyle company will exhibit for the first time their collection of clothing and camping equipment at OTS. Snow Peak’s mission is for people to connect with nature and...

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29 May, 2022

EXXEL OUTDOORS Stand 58 & OA2

KELTY & SIERRA DESIGNS STAND 58 & OUTDOOR AREA 2 Come to see the latest collection of tents by Sierra Designs –the 3000 series suits the UK climate with higher tent walls and a 3000mm HH, a PFC-Free DWR waterproof flysheet to keep out the rain and provide maximum protection...

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29 May, 2022

NEW EXHIBITORS

WHO’S NEW AT OTS New Exhibitors New exhibitors to the 2022 show include the following brands, distributors and manufacturers: Teva & Reef, Rumpl, Pocket Mountains, Elliker, PelliTec, Spinlock, Carson Optical, Rooster, UltraGrime, Gill, Reydon Sports, Adidas Eyewear, Lyon Watersports, HOT Sportswear, Midge Solutions, Super Sparrow, Adventurize, Peak Design, ZyroFisher, Amazonas UK,...

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29 May, 2022

ACTIVITIES

WATER ACTIVITIES DURING OTS Activities Lyon Watersports is hosting a product demo opportunity between 6pm and 8pm in conjunction with Liverpool Watersports Centre. Show visitors are invited to test RTM and Indiana kayaks and paddleboards on the water on the Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. If you are interested contact alex.mallalieu@lyon.co.uk or visit the Lyon...

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29 May, 2022

Social Events

SOCIALISING and NETWORKING On the first evening of the show (Tuesday 7th), there will be a ‘soft close’ to the show with business ending at 6pm but with the halls remaining open until 8pm allowing the opportunity for exhibitors to entertain and socialise with customers and colleagues on their stands....

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29 May, 2022

OTS TENT DISPLAY AREA

DECK AREA – TENTS Tent Display Area This year we have an outdoor display of tents from several suppliers in the ‘Deck Area’ where buyers can view tents already pitched on the hard standing area. We have also attracted interest from watersports and cycling accessory brands, so there is more...

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29 May, 2022

OIA OUTDOOR INDUSTRY AWARDS

AWARDS FEATURE AREA The Outdoor Industries Association is hosting an area for the UK Outdoor Industry Awards and all entries will be on display in a special feature area at the show. The finalists will be announced at the OTS Social taking place on 8th June. Don’t forget to visit the...

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29 May, 2022

NIKWAX – STAND 348

NEW EYE CATCHING LABEL DESIGNS Nikwax exclusively presents new, eye-catching label designs at the Outdoor Trade Show! Visit stand 348 Nikwax, the global leader in environmentally safe aftercare and waterproofing solutions, will showcase new label designs from across its product range at the Outdoor Trade Show in June.   The refreshed designs...

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26 May, 2022

TERRA NOVA – STAND 74

MORE SUSTAINABLE TENT RANGES At Terra Nova, we’re passionate about the outdoors and equally as passionate about reducing our impact on the environment by taking the necessary steps to reduce our carbon footprint across our product range and throughout our offices. We’re constantly researching ways to improve the performance of...

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26 May, 2022

SUPER SPARROW – STAND 367

HOT/COLD DRINK BOTTLES Whenever you are in need for hot/cold beverage Super Sparrow’s bottles are ideal solution for your needs . We offer multicolored stainless steel bottles that can preserve temperature for up to 24 hours. Our bottles are perfect for hiking, cycling, riding, camping, running, yoga, and other sports,...

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25 May, 2022

SUPERFEET – STAND 192

SUPERFEET – NEW ADAPT SERIES Superfeet are attending OTS with new product! Stop by stand 192 to see our new ADAPT series launching this summer. Designed to compliment our existing range by offering a more adaptive underfoot experience, providing an instant step in comfort.

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24 May, 2022

LEDLENSER – STAND 98

LEDLENSER – TORCH/SAFTEY RANGE FOR 2023 NEW FROM LEDLENSER  Head over to stand 98 to see all of our exciting new introductions. Our new NEO range of head torches designed by runners for runners is endorsed by Xavier Thevenard, 3 times UTMB Winner. Also on display will be a great...

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24 May, 2022

SAXX – STAND 36

SAXX- COOL RANGE FOR 2023 SAXX – Stand 36 When the going gets hot, the hot gets going… in SP23, SAXX launches some of its coolest styles to date: DropTemp™️ All Day Cooling – a versatile collection of tops and tees – and Go Coastal – a retro swim short...

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24 May, 2022

SILVA – STAND 112

SILVA- TERRA RANGE FOR 2023 SILVA – Stand 112 SILVA will be building on the launch of its Terra commitment, a strategy that’s a roadmap to the future: reuse, reduce and recycle. Step by step, product by product. Already the new Terra Scout head torches are picking up awards –...

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24 May, 2022

SALEWA – STAND 258

SALEWA- HIKING COLLECTION FOR 2023 Salewa – Stand 258 Salewa is launching a complete redesign of its speed hiking collection for 2023 – a new line of products to meet the changing demands of mountain sports enthusiasts. The new Salewa Pedroc styles are characterised by lightweight, weather-repellent, breathable and fast-drying...

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24 May, 2022

LYON EQUIPMENT – STAND 332

LA SPORTIVA – NEW PRODUCTS Lyon Equipment  – Stand 332 On the Lyon Equipment stand, from La Sportiva there’s a new version of the hugely popular Miura VS climbing shoe, and a new ‘improver’-level shoe in the Mistral. Building on the recent launch of the Aequilibrium mountain boots there’s a...

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24 May, 2022

PROAGENCIES – STAND 86

GREGORY PACKS Gregory Packs (Proagencies Stand 86) Gregory Packs continues on its sustainability path, reducing the carbon footprint of its packs and where possible using entirely post-consumer recycled materials; in other words, plastic rubbish. Gregory’s product lifecycle analysis tool measures environmental impact from development all the way to end-of-life; a tag...

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24 May, 2022

TORQ – STAND 312

NEW RANGE ALL-NATURAL NUTRITION Established in 1999, TORQ Ltd are the UK’s leading brand of all-natural performance and active lifestyle nutrition.  Visit stand 312 to try out all 6 flavours of our award-winning Explore organic Flapjacks, including the new Black Forest option.  Sample our race-winning, smooth-as-silk TORQ Gels, packed with...

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24 May, 2022

MUSTANG SURVIVAL – STAND 60

NEW APPAREL RANGE For 55 years Mustang Survival has been delivering confidence to those who work, play, or protect people on or around the water. From the Waterlife Studio in British Columbia, Canada, Mustang Survival builds drysuits and outerwear for the most demanding elite users. Our philosophy is to maximize...

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24 May, 2022

PROAGENCIES – STAND 86

HELINOX – NEW FOR SPRING 2023 Helinox 2023 Products: Head to the ProAgencies stand (86) to see the latest products from Helinox. After the successful launch of new ultra-lightweight and ‘live from anywhere’ chairs, tables and accessories last year, the leading premium outdoor furniture brand has once again carefully expanded...

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24 May, 2022

PROAGENCIES – STAND 86

CASCADE DESIGNS – NEW FOR SPRING 2023 Cascade Designs 2023 Products: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir NXT Series Update Considered to be two of the outdoor industries’ most beloved pieces of gear, 2023 sees an update to the Therm-a-Rest’s NeoAir XLite and XTherm pads.  For 2023, the new XLite NXT is warmer, thicker,...

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23 May, 2022

OSPREY – STAND 290

NEW PRODUCTS FOR SPRING 2023 Cortez, Colo. – May 19, 2022 Osprey, a Helen of Troy brand, introduces its Spring 23 collection, which continues Osprey’s relentless drive to introduce, update and refine high-performing products across multiple categories; inspiring adventure of all kinds. This season we celebrate inclusivity, implement advanced recycled fabrics that drop...

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23 May, 2022

REDWING SAFETY – STAND 126

PISGAH LACES – MADE BY HAND Made in the USA, in over 60 colours, Pisgah laces are not mass produced on a machine or outsourced to a factory. Every pair is measured, cut, and made to order by hand. This allows us to ensure that our quality CANNOT be matched. With 7...

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23 May, 2022

LYON EQUIPMENT – STAND 332

LA SPORTIVA RECYCLING PROGRAMME Lyon Equipment and La Sportiva are excited to be launching a new UK wide recycling programme, that creating a network of recycling points across the country and pushing the brand closer to its goal of 0% of La Sportiva products reaching landfill. For La Sportiva this adds...

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23 May, 2022

ADIDAS EYEWEAR – STAND 368

NEW PRODUCTS – ADIDAS EYEWEAR 2022/23 Adidas Eyewear – Stand 368 PERFORMANCE SHIELD SUNGLASSES: PROTECTION, VERSATILITY AND STYLE SP0057 These new PERFORMANCE shield sunglasses help you stay focused and cool riding or running on any terrain. The super-lightweight and flexible TR-90 wrap frame offers the maximum protection, while the new...

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19 May, 2022

ULTRA SPORT EU – STAND 20

NEW PRODUCTS ULTRA SPORT EU – Stand 20 This year we are showcasing our outdoor brands and new products coming to the market in S23. We will also be bringing along first-time OTS exhibitors – Kilpi, Smith Optics, Les Artistes and American Socks. New for S23 products on show: Tecnica –...

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13 May, 2022

Keela – Stand 94

Arrack Cocktail Tasting Keela – Stand 94 7th June – Starting at 5pm We would like to invite you to our Arrack Cocktail Tasting evening, where we will be offering Arrack Cocktails. Arrack is a Sri Lankan drink made from the fermented sap of Coconut flowers. The team are looking...

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13 May, 2022

OTS 2022 Exhibitor Event News

Check out our Exhibitor events SOME EXHIBITORS ARE HOLDING EVENTS DURING THE SHOW (Click each for more details) Páramo – Stand 342 VASQUE & SIGG – Stand 6 Lyon Watersports – Stand 314 Keela – Stand 94

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13 May, 2022

VASQUE & SIGG – Stand 6

Live Music and Beers Vasque & SIGG – Stand 6 Tuesday 7th June at 6pm Nothcol, distributors of Vasque footwear and SIGG water bottles would like to invite visitors and exhibitors to their stand for live music and beers. Come and introduce yourself to our team. All welcome.

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13 May, 2022

Lyon Watersports – Stand 314

Kayak & Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Event Hosted by Lyon Watersports – Stand 314Come along and see our Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Demo event in partnership with Liverpool Watersports Centre Brands featured: RTM and Indiana  7th and 8th June  6:00pm -8:00 For more info or to book a slot on the...

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13 May, 2022

HEAT2EAT – Stand 354

New Range! – Reusable Self-Steamers We were asked by our regular customers (who do a fair bit of outdoor activities) for a greener option and this is what we have come-up with. The containers are expertly engineered in China (where they are part of everyday life), hardwearing with the base...

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13 May, 2022

Páramo – Stand 342

30th Birthday Party 7th June at 5.30pm Páramo turned 30 on the 22 April with birthday celebrations running throughout the year for our award-winning, ethically manufactured, high performance clothing and accessories brand. We will be celebrating with cake and drinks on our stand #342 on Tuesday the 7th June from 5.30pm till about 7pm. All welcome!

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7 July, 2021

OTS LANDS IN LIVERPOOL

“2021 Trade Show Hits the Mark” OTS 2021 marked a milestone in the post pandemic recovery of the UK outdoor trade.  Probably the first UK trade show event to go ahead as the country emerges from Covid restrictions, OTS went ahead last week over three days (29th June – 1st...

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28 June, 2021

UK OUTDOOR INDUSTRY AWARDS 2021

WINNERS ANNOUNCED We are very pleased to announce the winners of the UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2021, which will be officially presented and displayed at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) from tomorrow. The awards process this year took place online; with over 2,000 outdoor enthusiasts voting for their favourite product...

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25 June, 2021

Kidunk Stand 72

Kidunk Launches new recycling initiative – ‘Replay’As part of Kidunks ongoing commitment to reducing waste and its overarching long term sustainability strategy, the award-winning kids outdoor clothing brand launches ‘Replay’ this summer.Customers are invited to have their outgrown Kidunk kit collected, free of charge, they are then returned to Kidunk...

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25 June, 2021

The Healthy Back Bag Company Stand 25

London, July 2021, global brand and manufacturer of the Healthy Back Bag announces latest seasonal collection for AW21 at The Outdoor Trade Show, Liverpool 29 June-1 July 21 Stand Number 48 The Healthy Back Bag Company will be showcasing its latest range of Healthy Back Bags for AW21 using trend-led...

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25 June, 2021

Ecco Outdoor Stand 268

GIVEAWAY – DON’T MISS OUT!!!! Ecco Outdoor are giving away free pairs of MX shoes, new to the range in SS21. Infinitely slick and lightweight, with a look that is streetwear-adjacent, this edition of the ECCO MX is constructed in premium textile infused with GORE-TEX Technology, so they’re 100% waterproof....

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24 June, 2021

Ordnance Survey Stand 196

OS OFFICIAL MAPTASTICLY INSPIRED BRANDED PRODUCTS A brand-new range of map inspired products for outdoor lovers and map fanatics alike, OS Official brings together our iconic mapping and vivid brand colours to create a standout range of outdoor products. OS Official will help equip your customers for the great outdoors,...

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24 June, 2021

Fenix Stand 114

Primus  Those looking for a compact yet stylish one burner stove to enjoy alfresco meals next summer will be thrilled to discover Primus’ new Moja stove. A streamlined briefcase design with an attractive wooden handle makes this stylish stove easy to transport and the lid provides a wind shield when...

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24 June, 2021

Osprey Stand 168

Osprey accelerates innovation for Spring 22 A relentless vision to strive further for Spring 22 to bring the brand and product range to life as we Innovate AGAIN. From the specialism in backpacking and hiking, to our pioneering achievements across bike with protection and fit. We include future and advanced...

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24 June, 2021

Proagencies Stand 78

Head over to the ProAgencies stand (78) to see the latest innovations from leading outdoor furniture brand Helinox. New lines for 2022 include a high backed ultra-lightweight chair, a ‘live from anywhere’ collection, a dog cot and more! Latest meal updates from Expedition Foods: Very Berry Muesli Traditional muesli and...

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24 June, 2021

Páramo Stand 138

Páramo Launches NEW Bentu Plus Fleece at OTS 2021 This month’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) will see Páramo (stand 138) launch the new Bentu Plus Fleece for SS22 as part of the brand’s innovative Duology collection.  Available for both men and women the new Bentu Plus Fleece, made from Nikwax...

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17 June, 2021

First ever OTS Sustainability Breakfast, sponsored by Rab

The OTS Sustainability Breakfast will take place on the second day of the show in two-weeks’ time. It will be an opportunity for retailers, brands and media to hear from some of the key industry associations about the crucial topic of Net Zero and Carbon Neutral – on a business...

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10 June, 2021

OTS 2021 – Reducing our carbon footprint

If you have visited the show in the past, you will know that we are trying to improve the sustainability of OTS in line with the industry’s effort to reduce its carbon footprint. For 2021 we have a few new initiatives, which have also been accelerated due to the COVID pandemic in...

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10 June, 2021

OTS 2021 – Visitor Covid guidelines

  With just three weeks to go until OTS 2021, we can confirm, that, as stated in previous correspondence, OTS can 100% take place with the current COVID restrictions (Step 3). As we don’t know how the Government’s announcement will go on the 21st June, we have made the decision...

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22 April, 2021

OTS 2021 Visitor Registration Now Open

Online visitor registration for OTS 2021 is now open. The show will take place from Tuesday 29th June to Thursday 1st July 2021 at its new venue, the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool.   OTS 2021, the UK’s only trade show for the outdoor industry, has even more relevance this year by...

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15 December, 2020

OTS CONFIRMS ‘NO CHANGE’ TO 2021 TRADE SHOW DATES

Following the recent news that the 2021 dates for ‘Outdoor by ISPO’ in Munich have been re-scheduled to 5th – 8th July, the organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to confirm that there is no change to the planned dates of the 2021 UK event which takes...

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21 September, 2020

OTS 2021 MOVES TO LIVERPOOL

We are pleased to announce that the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) event will move to a new home in 2021 at Exhibition Centre Liverpool, from Tuesday 29th June to Thursday 1st July. The show will follow the week after OutDoor by ISPO (20th – 23rd June 2021). OTS’ home for...

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3 March, 2020

EXHIBITOR EARLY BIRD RATE FOR OTS 2020 IS ENDING SOON

The early bird rate for exhibitor bookings is set to end on Friday 27th March and stands are being booked up fast. OTS already has 108 exhibitors booked, 8% more than this time last year. Helly Hansen and Hoka One One have recently booked and join a growing list of...

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7 February, 2020

OTS 2020 HAS A NEW DEDICATED CLIMBING VILLAGE

Following the influx of climbing exhibitors in the 2019 show, OTS 2020 has developed a dedicated Climbing Village to house the majority of this year’s climbing and mountaineering orientated brands in a clearly identifiable area. In this specialised area, we are hosting a Moon Board to provide brands with the...

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17 January, 2020

Ben Fogle, James Cracknell OBE and Ordnance Survey come together for the new ‘National Outdoor Expo’

*FOR TRADE PUBLICATION ONLY* Raccoon Events, the Event Management company behind the award-winning National Running Shows (Birmingham, London and Paris) is launching a new consumer outdoor show in 2021. The National Outdoor Expo will take place on the 27th and 28th March 2021 at the NEC, Birmingham. The inaugural show has already signed up world-class inspirational...

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14 January, 2020

OUTDOOR TRADE SHOW REVIEWS THE LAUNCH OF WINTER TRADE SHOW

Responding to positive feedback and interest from a number of outdoor brands, the organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) have announced that initial negotiations are taking place with the Snowsport Industries of Great Britain (SIGB) to discuss the concept of a dedicated OTS Winter show to take place alongside Slide in 2021. The...

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25 July, 2019

EXHIBITOR BOOKING FOR OMS 2019 IS NOW OPEN – NEW DATES AND NEW VENUE

Following the success of last year’s show, the Outdoor Military Show 2019 has moved to a new location and bigger venue. This year’s event will take place at the UWE Bristol Conference and Exhibition Centre on the 19th and 20th November. The move to this fantastic new venue and city comes as a...

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25 July, 2019

OTS 2020 DATES ANNOUNCED

Following the success of the 2019 event, the organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2020 show will take place from Tuesday 7th July to Thursday 9th July. The show will follow the week after OutDoor by ISPO (28th June – 1st July 2020)....

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16 July, 2019

OTS 2019 IS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS – VISITOR ATTENDANCE UP BY 4%

Now in its 14th year, OTS attracted 990 unique visitors over the three-day period. When comparing the attendance from 2018, this has seen an increase of 4% overall for unique visitors, which added to last year’s 7.5% increase shows an increase of 12% since the show moved to EventCity and...

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13 May, 2019

New for Spring ’20 from Osprey Europe and displayed at OTS

Sustainability begins with durability. S’20 extends this ethos with a shift to sustainable fabrics and chemistry. Underpinning this philosophy, an essentialist design strips away the barriers between the individual and the outdoors. The Archeon series embodies the principles of essentialism and environmentalist for both hiking and backpacking. This new series...

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1 May, 2019

New Product By Powertraveller Launched at OTS

The Harrier 25 is a portable, 6700mAh wireless power pack with an elastic strap to safely attach a smartphone or other 5V device to the product while recharging on the go. It allows for charging of other USB devices via the included cable and can even charge one device wirelessly...

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1 May, 2019

BIRKENSTOCK’S ADVENTURE-SANDAL

Answer the call of the wild with the BIRKENSTOCK Adventure Range, a new collection to keep you grounded while exploring the great outdoors. Thanks to technology developed in-house, the range which caters to both men and women marries the brand’s anatomical Footbed with a high in traction direct-injected polyurethane outsole....

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1 May, 2019

New Exhibitor Grub’s coming to the Outdoor Trade Show

This year will be leading footwear brand, Grub’s Boots first time exhibiting at the Outdoor Trade Show. Grub’s has developed their range of footwear, from classic neoprene wellingtons and stylish leather boots to a new innovative shoe known as the Discover. The Discover Shoe ™ is made from tough, snag...

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1 May, 2019

NEW COAST products launched at ‘OTS 2019’

The extensive COAST LED Torch & Head-Torch program is set to expand with 2 key new products, both specifically addressing several key needs and preferences of serious outdoor enthusiasts. NEW FL13R Lightweight Rechargeable LED Head-Torch Compact & lightweight at only 65 grams (including batteries) and fully Rechargeable with USB charger...

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1 May, 2019

The OTS Website has a Fresh New Look for 2019

For 2019 OTS has a website a makeover, and the brand-new fresh-looking site is now live. The shiny new website is the official one-stop shop for all the latest show and exhibitor news, an up-to-date list of exhibitors, latest floor plan, finding out venue information and most importantly exhibitor booking...

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